Table B-8. Average hourly and weekly earnings of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Table B-8. Average hourly and weekly earnings of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry Average hourly earnings Average weekly earnings
July
2017
May
2018
June
2018(p)
July
2018(p)
July
2017
May
2018
June
2018(p)
July
2018(p)

Total private

$22.06 $22.58 $22.62 $22.65 $743.42 $763.20 $764.56 $765.57

Goods-producing

23.16 23.83 23.86 23.90 956.51 991.33 990.19 994.24

Mining and logging

27.40 27.94 28.06 28.01 1,254.92 1,327.15 1,344.07 1,313.67

Construction

26.74 27.51 27.56 27.69 1,058.90 1,108.65 1,099.64 1,113.14

Manufacturing

20.88 21.40 21.45 21.44 876.96 898.80 903.05 902.62

Durable goods

21.88 22.35 22.44 22.44 923.34 943.17 953.70 951.46

Nondurable goods

19.32 19.89 19.86 19.82 803.71 829.41 826.18 826.49

Private service-providing

21.84 22.31 22.35 22.38 707.62 725.08 726.38 727.35

Trade, transportation, and utilities

19.35 19.84 19.85 19.84 654.03 674.56 674.90 674.56

Wholesale trade

24.73 25.04 25.23 25.09 962.00 979.06 981.45 973.49

Retail trade

15.31 15.90 15.85 15.87 462.36 483.36 483.43 484.04

Transportation and warehousing

21.31 21.79 21.81 21.84 818.30 836.74 837.50 840.84

Utilities

36.29 36.45 36.52 36.54 1,545.95 1,556.42 1,555.75 1,549.30

Information

30.76 31.49 31.68 31.53 1,101.21 1,121.04 1,127.81 1,125.62

Financial activities

26.63 26.89 26.90 26.91 982.65 994.93 995.30 998.36

Professional and business services

26.01 26.63 26.69 26.74 923.36 940.04 944.83 946.60

Education and health services

23.06 23.54 23.62 23.66 742.53 760.34 762.93 761.85

Leisure and hospitality

13.39 13.79 13.81 13.87 332.07 343.37 345.25 345.36

Other services

20.09 20.56 20.57 20.68 616.76 631.19 631.50 634.88

Footnotes
(1) Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries. These groups account for approximately four-fifths of the total employment on private nonfarm payrolls.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2017 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: August 03, 2018